Easter Adventure Camp 2023
Come with us for a long weekend getaway to the beautiful area of Margaret River.
Days filled with exciting adventures in the wilderness.
The camp package includes:
- 4 nights of camping
- Adventure Activities focusing on Caving, Mountain Biking, Archery and Abseiling
Big Valley Campsite
Nestled amongst the hills of a working sheep farm, Big Valley is located ten minutes south east of Margaret River. The property encompasses a beautiful secret valley hidden from the outside world by natural forest.
Big Valley is located at 46 Boronia Road, Rosa Glen, You will need to enter Wallis road, Rosa Glen into your GPS, it will lead you to their signs other wise you will get lost!
Their GPS coordinates are 33 59 04 S 115 09 1
Friday 7th April: ( Good Friday ) Head to Big Valley Campsite and set up your site in the spacious area designated only for our group. Then let the afternoon unfold with the activities.
Saturday 8thApril: ( Easter Saturday ) , Sunday 9th April: ( Easter Sunday ) , Monday 10th April: ( Easter Monday )
You will spend the days exploring the different areas the region has to offer with various activities including abseiling and caving, trail bike riding the surrounding countryside, kayaking the waterways and lending your hand to archery and the various targets Steve creates for you to hit.
Schedule details will be announced closer to the event starting.. ( including the Easter Activities the Big Valley will create over the Easter Weekend , Chocolate and egg hunts may be in the plan…sssshhhhh
Tuesday 11th April: Pack up and head home….
Note: Archery will be conducted in between events throughout the camp with our local archery instructor. To participate in Archery it will be $15.00 payable direct to Steve at camp.
Industry Professionals – Professional Development
We will be offering anyone who is involved in the industry, ie; school teachers involved in vocational education and training in their schools, the chance to get some log book hours up their sleeve for their professional development requirements. We will be heading out to do alot of abseiling over the Easter Camp. If you are in need of Professional Development, why not join us for the day.
If you bring your own gear the cost will be $35.00 + depaw fees $15.50 – Total $ 50.50
If you would like to use our gear the cost will be $50.00 + depaw fees $15.50 – Total $ 65.50
You will be sent your certificate as a pdf, outlining all PD activities completed, direct to your email address you advise once the camp is finished and we are back in the office
What to bring:
Now for some important information about what to bring with you to the camp. Some of the activities require specific equipment to make your trip safe and enjoyable, so make sure you have everything you need.
We are tenting in the area called The Pines at the Big Valley Campsite. You can pitch your tents anywhere in the vicinity of The Pines. There’s plenty of space for everyone. The camping area is not powered, so don’t bring anything that needs electricity. The toilet/shower block is a 150m walk from the campground. You will need to bring your own eskies for your food storage. We will be bringing our fridges that run on gas, but they will be very limited on space and will only be used to store our essentials like milk that we will need regularly. Markus is bringing a few gas cook-tops that he will set up in the gazebo for communal use.
You will need to bring:
All your camping requirements, such as tent, mattress, sleeping bag, camp chair, cooking utensils, cutlery, plates, etc.
Warm clothing – it can get cold there at night, quite a bit colder than Perth temperatures
All your food for the weekend. If you want to share that’s awesome, especially on the first night when we’ll all be a bit weary. We were thinking it would be nice to go into town and have dinner as a group at the Settlers Tavern on Monday night. Please let me know what you think about this, as we’ll need to book it pretty soon. I expect it’ll be busy!
FOA has their own supply of Mountain Bikes & Helmets that you can hire. If we do not have your sizing or we run out we will hire Mountain Bikes and helmets on your behalf from a local store, or you can bring your own. If you need to hire a mountain bike let us know as soon as possible.
You will need to bring:
Closed in footwear
Your own personal helmet if you don’t wish to use a hire helmet
Plenty of water – a Camelbak type hydration pack is a good idea, or a couple of drink bottles. The hire bikes have bottle holders
Backpack to carry your water and snacks
You will need to bring:
Headlamp or torch. If you have a torch we suggest putting it on a lanyard so you don’t have to always hold on to it. Headlamps tend to be easier if you have one.
Plenty of spare batteries – It’s good to carry a spare light source or spare batteries while in the cave
Long pants and long shirt – try to wear clothes that are hard wearing as rocks can be unforgiving to clothing. If you have a pair of overalls these are even better
Sturdy footwear such as hiking boots.
Plenty of water
All our adventures are guided by fully qualified instructors; your safety always comes first.
- Adults – 4 nights of camping, 4 days of activities inclusive of equipment and depaw fees ( excludes bike hire ) – $210.00
- Adults – 3 nights of camping, 3 days of activities inclusive of equipment and depaw fees ( excludes bike hire ) – $190.00
- Kids Aged 2 – 16 years old – $ 5.00 per night per child for camping
- Adults – $15.00 per night ( if you would like to come and just hang out and not complete any activities )
- – If the kids are of age to join in on the activities the costs are below
( These costs are the same for 16 years and above that may only want to attend for the day’s activities or if wanting to only complete certain activities during the camp)
– $25.00 per activity inclusive of equipment
– $ 6.00 Depaw Fees for Caving
– $ 9.50 Depaw Fees for Abseiling
- $35.00 – Mountain Bike /Helmet Hire ( from local bike shop )
Archery : $15.00 payable directly to Steve at Camp, our magnificent Archery Instructor.
Please ensure you state on your registration form your age, height and weight to enable us to supply the correct bike size and safety equipment ie: harness etc for the event. We will ensure you are fitted correctly and are comfortable and safe at all times.
If you are running late to camp or run into any issues, please do not hesitate to contact Markus directly on 0417 099 003 and let him know 🙂
Once you have registered for this camp, you will automatically receive a confirmation of registration which includes our banking details for you to make payment. If you do not receive this email, please contact Markus directly on 0417 099 003 or email Kim on email@example.com
All camp costs will need to be paid in advance to secure your spot on the camp.